VARIOUS PERSONALITIES AT THE START
The 14th edition of the Škoda 24 Hours Cycling of Le Mans is coming soon! The event, open to all, will be held on August 26th and 27th, 2023, on the Bugatti circuit, with 650 teams registered in only 28 minutes.
This year again, several personalities will be present for the event, including:
Brice Feillu, a professional cyclist from 2009 to 2019 and stage winner of the Tour de France in 2009, will participate for the first time with “SAR” in a team of six. Retired from the peloton in 2019, him and his friends will be aiming for the top 10.
Bénédicte Ollier from Sarthe, 2022 France elite track cycling champion, will also take part to the event for the first time with the “France Bleu Maine” team. She will participate for fun to discover the “24 hours” format in a team of eight, journalists and auditors.
Nathalie Mauclair, from Sarthe and double world trail champion in 2013 and 2015, and Séverine Guérif, France champion and world duathlon champion in 2021, will both be taking part as members of a Macif team with the aim of winning the women general ranking.
Roger Legeay, professional cyclist from 1973 to 1982 and former team manager, will participate this year in a team of eight, including two of his granddaughters.
In the paddock or during a relay on the track, everyone will have the opportunity to meet champions from all horizons, who also came to give the best of themselves during these two clock laps.
La Matinale Le Maine Libre-La Sarthe, a family ride that has become a must for all those who wish to discover the legendary Bugatti circuit, will take place on Saturday, August 26th, from 10:30am to 11:30am (registration on the venue). For visitors, entry will be free throughout the weekend to come and support the riders and enjoy the village exhibition.